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John B. Hart

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This letter, dated January 11, 1954, from John B Hart to Orme Lewis concerns the issue of native emancipation from the reservation and trusteeship system. The letter states that Hart believes abolishing the reservation system is desirable and that natives should be served by the same health, welfare, education, and law enforcement agencies as the ones that serve "non-Indians." The letter goes on to describe more of Hart's plan for accomplishing these goals.

Date of Work

1-11-1954

Keywords

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Mikinaakwajiwing, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, Métis, Métis People, Metis, Metis/Cree, Cree, Otipemisuak, trusteeship, emancipation, House Concurrent Resolution 108, The Secretary of the Interior, Rolla North Dakota, North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Department of the Interior

Organizations Referenced

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Mikinaakwajiwing, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, Métis, Métis People, Metis, Metis/Cree, Cree, Otipemisuak, North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Department of the Interior

People Referenced

John B Hart, Orme Lewis, Norman Brunsdale, Carlyle D Onsrud, Math Dahl, MF Peterson, RO Saxvik, Joseph Wicks, Jacob Heihn, Joseph J Blonigen, Math Baseflug, AC Berg, LA Powell, Fritz Borgenson, Clarence Bye

Letter from John Hart to Orme Lewis Regarding Trusteeship, January 11, 1954

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